Created to support one or more PSAPs in a local area, VESTA Map Local gets Calltakers the location details they need. Inbound calls, whether wireline, Phase I or II, VoIP (Voice over IP) or Telematics, plot on digital maps using unique icons. The solution can also combine device-based hybrid locations of mobile phones with indoor maps. With VESTA Map Local, for the first time in history, Calltakers will be able to begin to pinpoint the indoor location of mobile phones.
Calltakers will use VESTA Map Local’s interactive mapping tools to conduct intuitive searches. Other features include shared markup tools and bookmarks, which improve collaboration within and among PSAPs. Decision-making is further supported through Internet delivery of weather updates, as well as notifications from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Federal GIS data, for complete situational details.
Advanced features are available, including indoor building floor plan display, Pictometry and centralized map data validation and distribution. These are possible using the next generation of ArcGIS Runtime from Esri released just late last year. This means PSAPs that choose to install the VESTA Map Local system will be among the first to get access to its robust capabilities.
The VESTA Map Local solution is a key component of the Airbus Public Safety communications ecosystem, created to offer PSAPs immense value for their budget dollars. The solution integrates with the company’s VESTA® 9-1-1 Call Handling system, currently in use in more than 12,000 U.S. PSAP positions. It also offers integration with Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems and can serve as an alternative to CAD maps. Its streamlined processes and ease of use enable Calltakers’ faster response in safeguarding their communities, making VESTA Map Local a smart investment for current and future Public Safety communications.